‘Tis the Season

The history of Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg states that it was during the time when Rev. P. Roesener was their pastor that permission was given to have a Christmas tree placed inside the church sanctuary.  Pastor Roesener served the church here in Altenburg from 1889-1901, so it was sometime during that era that Christmas … More ‘Tis the Season

Hauling Rock

Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg is one year away from the 150th year anniversary of the dedication of their present-day church sanctuary.  It was dedicated on Reformation Sunday in 1867.  This church is used for the congregation’s worship every Sunday. If I have this figured out correctly (and I suppose I could be wrong), I … More Hauling Rock

What Looked Bad….

May 8, 2009 was a day that looked bad for Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Missouri.  What was described as an “inland hurricane” caused much destruction in around town, including blowing the church steeple onto the church roof.  Numerous tree limbs and several entire trees ended up on the ground.  The children of Concordia/Trinity Lutheran … More What Looked Bad….